SEA Games: Didal collects 2nd skateboard gold, Feliciano settles for silver
TAGAYTAY CITY – Filipino skateboarding star Margielyn Didal collected her second gold medal Sunday after ruling the women’s street competition of the 30th Southeast Asian Games at Tagaytay Skate Complex here.
The 20-year-old from Cebu dominated the competition, tallying 12.7 points highlighted by a front side nose grind for her best trick.
It was the second title for Didal in the biennial meet after reigning supreme in the game of SKATE.
Christiana Means claimed her second silver after finishing second behind Didal in the street competition, tallying 7.3 points. Kyandra Susanto of Indonesia garnered four points to take the bronze.
The Philippines missed out on a sweep of the street event after Renzo Mark Feliciano settled for the silver behind Indonesia’s Sanggoe Tanjung, who won the gold with a score of 21.2 points.
Feliciano, who hails from Baler, Quezon, tallied 20.6 points, while Sothichai Ruksumruach of Thailand took the bronze with a 19.1 score. The other Filipino bet in the event, Daniel Ledermann ranked fifth with 16.4 points.
The park event gets going on Monday still at the Tagaytay Skate Complex, while the downhill event unfolds in Marigondon, Cavite.
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